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Senior Scientist (Instant Noodles)

Requisition ID: 52408 
Position Type: FT Permanent 
Workplace Arrangement:  #LI-Onsite 

About Kerry


Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.


About the role


Work Location:       Regional Technology & Innovation Centre, Biopolis, Singapore
Reporting To:          VP Taste


Key responsibilities


  • Support Instant noodle development projects from initiation to launch, conferring with team members where appropriate. 
  • Interact with sales &, marketing teams, customers, raw material and packaging suppliers, manufacturing, process engineers and flavour experts etc. to resolve any issues.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of experimental trials and outcomes to streamline the scale-up process and facilitate smooth product transfer to manufacturing.
  • Conduct research in changes to existing products and the development of new products and outlining procedures and specifications.
  • Assure that the flavor and functionality of ingredients in the final products perfectly match the needs and preferences of our customers.
  • Understand ambient stable recipe design and thermal processing requirements related to safety and stability of these products during shelf life.
  • Ensure applications are acceptable in the local or regional markets where sales are expected from a regulatory perspective.
  • Good laboratory practices and lab protocols are met and maintain appropriate databases.
  • Maintain laboratory, including upkeep of equipment and general cleaning of work areas, and actively participates in quality improvement for the function.
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, scientific meetings, and short courses as necessary, making credible presentations to educate customers, students, and industry contacts.


Qualifications and skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology/Science or similar fields.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a R&D professional within a flavour house or B2B food company.
  • Exposure/experience in Seasoning Creation, or Flavour will be a bonus.


Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-SS1 
Posting Type: LI 

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